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Edmund Plantagenet, or Edmund of Woodstock (August 5, 1301March 19, 1330) was Earl of Kent from July 28, 1321 (1st creation). August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... Events February 7 - Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first Prince of Wales End of the reign of Emperor Go-Fushimi, emperor of Japan Emperor Go-Nijō ascends to the throne of Japan Dante was sent into Exile in Florence. ... Jump to: navigation, search March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Events The Bulgars under Michael III are beaten by the Serbs at Velbuzhd, and large parts of Bulgaria fall to Serbia. ... The peerage title Earl of Kent has been created many times in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search Events Births September 29 - John of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (d. ...


He was born at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, the son of King Edward I of England by his second Queen consort Marguerite of France. As the youngest of the six princes he enjoyed his father's favour. Woodstock was married to Margaret Wake, the daughter of Baron John Wake by Joan, sometime between October and December in 1325 at Blisworth in Northamptonshire, England. Map sources for Woodstock at grid reference SP4416 Woodstock is a small town in Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom. ... King Edward I of England (June 17, 1239 – July 7, 1307), popularly known as Longshanks because of his 6 foot 2 inch frame and the Hammer of the Scots (his tombstone, in Latin, read, Hic est Edwardvs Primus Scottorum Malleus, Here lies Edward I, Hammer of the Scots), achieved fame... King George V of the United Kingdom and his consort, Queen Mary A queen consort is the wife and consort of a reigning king. ... Marguerite of France was the name of two female members of the Capetian dynasty which ruled France in the Middle Ages. ... Margaret Wake (1283-1372) was the wife of Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent. ... Events Muhammed Tughlaq succeeds his father Ghiyas al-Din Tughlaq as Sultan of Delhi. ... Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ...


He was from 1327 'after the execution and forfeiture of John FitzAlan, 7th Earl of Arundel' for the three remaining years of his life to hold the castle and honour of Arundel, although he was never formally invested with the titles appropriate to his barony. He was the father of Joan of Kent, through whom the earldom eventually passed into the Holland family. Jump to: navigation, search Events January 25 - Edward III becomes King of England. ... John FitzAlan, 7th Earl of Arundel (14 September 1246, Arundel, Sussex, England - 18 March 1272) was an English nobleman. ... Arundel is a town in the South Downs of West Sussex in the south of England. ... Joan, Countess of Kent, Princess of Wales (September 29, 1328 – August 1385) is known to history as The Fair Maid of Kent, and was the wife of Edward, the Black Prince. ...


Edmund was executed for treason, having supported his half-brother, the deposed King Edward II, by order of the 'Regents Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March and Queen Isabella of France', before the outer walls of Winchester Castle. It was said that he had conspired to rescue King Edward from prison. Such was public hostility to the execution that "he had to wait five hours for an executioner, because nobody wanted to do it". In law, treason is the crime of disloyalty to ones nation. ... Edward II, (April 25, 1284 – September 21, 1327), of Caernarvon, was King of England from 1307 until deposed in January, 1327. ... Roger Mortimer (25 April 1287 – 29 November 1330), grandson of the 1st Baron Wigmore, was the best-known of his name. ... Isabella of France (c. ... Location within the British Isles Winchester Cathedral as seen from Cathedral Close Arms of Winchester City Council King Arthurs Round Table Winchester is a city in southern England, with a population of around 35,000. ...


Woodstock was buried on March 31 at the Church of the Dominican Friars in Winchester, England. Jump to: navigation, search March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining, as the final day of March. ...


Woodstock's execution would appear a retaliation for Edward I's crushing defeat against Simon de Montfort at the Battle of Evesham in 1265, and because the king had treated his rebellious cousins with such great savagery, pursuing the surviving members of the de Montfort family relentlessly. Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (1208 – August 4, 1265) was the principal leader of the baronial opposition to king Henry III of England. ... The Battle of Evesham was an important battle in the history of England which took place on August 4, 1265. ... Events January 20 - In Westminster, the first English parliament conducts its first meeting. ...


The children of Edmund Plantagenet by Margaret Wake, Baroness Wake of Lydell, were:

Preceded by:
Hugh le Despenser
Lord Wardens of the Cinque Ports
1321–1323
Succeeded by:
Sir John Peche
Preceded by:
New Creation
Earl of Kent
1321–1323
Succeeded by:
Edmund Plantagenet, 2nd Earl of Kent

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Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (394 words)
Woodstock was married to Margaret Wake, the daughter of Baron John Wake by Joan, sometime between October and December in 1325 at Blisworth in Northamptonshire.
Edmund was executed for treason, having supported his half-brother, the deposed King Edward II, by order of the 'Regents Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March and Queen Isabella of France', before the outer walls of Winchester Castle.
Woodstock was buried on March 31 at the Church of the Dominican Friars in Winchester.
Earls and dukes of Kent - LoveToKnow 1911 (1012 words)
Earls and dukes of Kent - LoveToKnow 1911
Edmund (1301-1330), who was born at Woodstock on the 5th of August 1301, received many marks of favour from his brother the king, whom he steadily supported until the last act in Edward's life opened in 1326.
The nth earl was his son Anthony (1645-1702), whose son Henry became 12th earl in August 1702, lord chamberlain of the royal household from 1704 to 1710, and in 1706 was created earl of Harold and marquess of Kent, becoming duke of Kent four years later.
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